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July 10, 2020: Lockdowns, travel bans and factory closures drive reductionDramatic decline falls short of necessary global heating cutsThe coronavirus pandemic has led to the largest drop in heat-trapping emissions in human history, according to a new study. Lockdowns, travel bans and closed manufacturing sites have caused global ...
July 9, 2020: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing some tighter emissions limits for industrial boilers, a piece of equipment is used to heat water or produce steam for industrial purposes, which emit various types of pollution.The Thursday...
July 8, 2020: The amount of heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the atmosphere hit a record high in May. That's because humanity kept emitting a prodigious amount of carbon, even through the worst pandemic in a century. But if civilization does begin to significantly cut emissions, global temperatures won't promptly start going down,...
July 5, 2020: The market for heat storage is more than three times the size of the utility scale electricity storage market, at about 00 billion, according to Aurora Research. Thermal energy storage is aimed at industrial facilities, including steel and aluminium mills, cement, brick and glass makers.
July 3, 2020: It’s more important than transport, electricity and even—shock horror—the internet. It accounts for half the energy used in the world and creates 30% of the emissions. But how do we make this vital need carbon neutral?
June 30, 2020: Democrats' new plan is ambitious. But experts say it also takes pains to avoid unnecessarily provoking the fossil fuel sector.
June 25, 2020: Amazon's 2020 climate report has many exciting ideas. However, Amazon should focus on absolute emission reductions (not emission intensity), include all its Scope 3 emissions, and stop selling cloud computing services to the fossil fuel sector.
June 25, 2020: The new rule, expected Thursday, would mean more than half of trucks sold in the state must be zero-emissions by 2035, and all of them by 2045.
June 24, 2020: A Department of Justice (DOJ) decision to investigate a California effort to reduce vehicle emissions was highly criticized by House Democrats Wednesday, who called it an effort to strong arm the state and automakers.An antitrust investigation into...
June 24, 2020: The head of a major farm group on Wednesday blasted the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a “barrier” for reducing greenhouse gases in biofuels.“The EPA has been the primary barrier to a lot of additional success that we can have in the...
June 24, 2020: HAPPY WEDNESDAY!  Welcome to Overnight Energy, The Hill's roundup of the latest energy and environment news. Please send tips and comments to Rebecca Beitsch at rbeitsch@thehill.com. Follow her on Twitter: @rebeccabeitsch. Reach Rachel Frazin...
June 23, 2020: Company's carbon footprint grew 15% even before a coronavirus-fueled expansion of its retail sales and deliveries.
June 23, 2020: A Department of Justice (DOJ) investigation into California’s efforts to reduce vehicle emissions appeared to be politically motivated, a DOJ whistleblower wrote in testimony to lawmakers that was released Tuesday.John W. Elias, a DOJ career...
June 23, 2020: HAPPY TUESDAY!  Welcome to Overnight Energy, The Hill's roundup of the latest energy and environment news. Please send tips and comments to Rebecca Beitsch at rbeitsch@thehill.com. Follow her on Twitter: @rebeccabeitsch. Reach Rachel Frazin at...
June 23, 2020: ‘Restoring nature needs to be given top priority,’ says Craig Bennett, Wildlife Trusts CEO Restoring the natural environment could absorb as much as a third of the UK’s carbon dioxide emissions, making the government’s target of net zero emissions by 2050 much easier to meet, according to green campaigners.R...
June 21, 2020: The BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2020 has been released. Here are the major highlights.
June 21, 2020: The recession caused by the coronavirus could have a bigger impact on emissions than the earlier stay-at-home orders tied to the pandemic, experts say.Researchers found that emissions dropped by as much as 17 percent worldwide at the beginning of...
June 19, 2020: Reducing emissions from facilities or buying renewable energy are the easy parts of climate action. The real challenge is in reducing emissions from the supply chain and consumers, accounting for 96% of emissions. How will Unilever’s deforestation initiative and product labeling work?
June 18, 2020: The quick rebound in global emissions as countries and states reopen is a grim reminder that the world is still grappling with accelerating climate change.
June 17, 2020: This elusive energy source, based on the same process that powers the sun, is moving closer to reality with the emergence of enabling technologies.
June 17, 2020: Clearing the air overseas.
June 16, 2020: Maintaining remote working after the coronavirus lockdown in the U.K. could cut two airports’ worth of emissions and eliminate 11.3 billion miles of commutes, a British clean air campaign has found.
June 16, 2020: Leaders internationally are calling for a green and equal economic recovery as the world rebuilds from the coronavirus pandemic. Will governments, companies, investors and funds align to drive the Sustainable & Impact investment needed to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050?
June 16, 2020: A new report has found that the 13 largest dairy operations in the world produce as many combined emissions as the United Kingdom as a whole.
June 15, 2020: Exclusive: Milk giants’ climate impact rising and production caps needed, say researchersThe biggest dairy companies in the world have the same combined greenhouse gas emissions as the UK, the sixth biggest economy in the world, according to a new report.The analysis shows the impact of the 13 firms on the climate...